Coyote Awareness Day 2019

About This Event:

In our efforts to broaden awareness and understanding for the Eastern Coyote, the Wolf Conservation Center and Alfred B. DelBello Muscoot Farm, a Westchester County Park, are excited to extend an educational family event to the Westchester community! WCC Wildlife Outreach Specialist Dana Goin will lead a talk to help us better understand the behavior and benefits of the eastern coyote and to empower our community with the tools, information and resources we require to coexist with this misunderstood predator.

Coyote crafts and interactive activities will be offered as well!

This event is free and appropriate for individuals of all ages.


Date: May 4, 2019 1 pm - 3 pm

Location: Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100, Katonah, NY

Learn More About Coyotes:

Letter: Hazing Coyotes Protect the Animals and Humans

By Maggie Howell | April 14, 2019

It’s no secret I like coyotes. In fact, part of my job as Wildlife Outreach Specialist at the Wolf Conservation Center in New York is to address the rampant misinformation so widely circulated about coyotes. That is why I felt compelled to respond to Leo Maloney’s Op-Ed that is rife with misrepresentation of coyote behavior.…

Trail Cam Reveals Wolf Conservation Center’s Other Wild Residents

By Maggie Howell | March 31, 2019

Although the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) is only an hour away from New York City, there’s actually more native wildlife around than a person might expect. From owls and eagles to eastern coyotes and bobcats – New York’s Westchester County is pretty wild! Here are some of the critters that our trail-cam captured in the…

Eastern Coyote Genetics

By nywolf | August 27, 2018

There is a charismatic canid living in the eastern United States, and it is the result of evolution occurring right under our noses! Over the years these coyotes have acquired a number of sensational nicknames; both “Coywolf” and “Coydog” have been growing in popularity, however, the scientific community calls them Eastern Coyotes. Ecologist and evolutionary…

What is a ‘Coywolf?’

By nywolf | December 12, 2017

Coyotes are explorers and one of the most successful carnivores in North America because of their ability to cope, if not thrive, after decades of persecution. Even New York City has been colonized by coyotes and without much fanfare despite the sensationalized stories in the media this month. Here in the eastern United States, the…